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Jarjeer (Arugula) Salad

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"A very traditional Middle Eastern salad. It is so good and so simple you will wonder why you haven't made this before."
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15 m servings 62
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Wash and dry arugula leaves. Arrange leaves on a large plate and layer with onions, mushrooms and tomato.
  2. Whisk together olive oil, lemon juice and sumac. Season to taste with salt, and pour over the salad.


  • Note
  • Sumac, available as a ground spice in Middle Eastern markets, comes from the dried berries of a shrub that grows wild in Mediterranean areas. The taste is sour, fruity and astringent.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 62 calories; 1.8 10.4 3.2 0 22 Full nutrition

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I just bought this dish from my local supermarket in Qatar today. It was so delicious I had to find the recipe. It also goes by the name Jirjir as the translation is literal from Arabic

We thought this was OK. It wasn't bad; it just wasn't great. I used shallot instead of onion because I prefer the milder flavor; otherwise I followed the recipe exactly. It just seemed to be mis...

DH liked this, maybe he has had it before. I didn't really like it but I will make it again for DH.

Delicious! Great as is

we usually add red onions instead of white and add some seeds of pomegranate